American Smooth

Syllabi as adopted from the Esther Don Series.

Click on the name of the dance below, to read the Syllabus.

Waltz (American Smooth)

Bronze (tempo 30 to 32 mpm)

1. Left and Right Foot Closed Changes 2. Left Turn A, B, and C 3. Right Turn A, B, and C 4. Hesitations A and B 5. Cross Body Lead 6. Simple Twinkle 7. Twinkle with Promenade Chasse Ending 8. Twinkles Forward 9. Twinkles Back 10. Twist to [...]

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Tango (American Smooth)

Bronze (tempo 30 to 32 mpm)

1. Basic A and B 2. Promenade Basic 3. Corte 4. Promenade to Fan 5. Corte with Roll Out 6. Turning Corte to Outside Swivel 7. Continuous Basic 8. Basic Left Turn 9. Contra Rock to Circular Fans 10. Oversway

Silver (tempo 30 mpm)

1. Open Left Turn [...]

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Foxtrot (American Smooth)

Bronze (tempo 32 to 34 mpm)

1. Forward basic 2. Quarter Turns A and B 3. Left Rock Turn 4. Swing Step 5. Promenade Walk A and B 6. Cross Body Lead 7. Simple Twinkle 8. Twinkle with Promenade Chasse Ending 9. Twinkles Forward 10. Twinkles Back 11. Promenade Turn

Silver (tempo 30 mpm)

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Viennese Waltz (American Smooth)

Bronze (tempo 54 mpm)

1. Left Turn 2. Right Turn 3. Hesitations Forward and Back 4. Side Hesitations 5. Progressive Forward and Back Hesitations 6. Fifth Position Breaks 7. Progressive Fifth Position Breaks 8. Cross Body Lead to Left Underarm Turn 9. Underarm Turn to the Right 10. Left Underarm Turn to In and [...]

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Peabody (American Smooth)

Bronze (tempo 60 to 62 mpm)

1. Eight Count Right Turn 2. Six Count Right Turn 3. Eight Count Left Turn 4. Six Count Left Turn 5. Running Steps 6. Lock and Run 7. Twinkles Forward 8. Twinkles Back 9. Right Underarm Turn 10. Left Underarm Turn

Silver (tempo 60 to 62 mpm)

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